Wednesday, 26 January 2011

speak spoke spoken

change the meaning of words, it is depending on space, time, tone of voice, whether spoken or written ...

therefore it is important to know the history ofmaterial culture to understand the true sense.

mudar o significado das palavras dependendo do espaço, tempo, tom de voz, seja falado ou escrito ...

por isso é importante conhecer a história da cultura material para compreender seu verdadeiro significado.

english etymology of the words

early 15c., from M.L. transparentem (nom. transparens), prp. of transparere "show light through," from L. trans- "through" (see trans-) + parere "come in sight, appear." Figurative sense of "easily seen through" is first attested 1590s. The attempt to back-form a verb transpare (c.1600) died with the 17c.

early 15c., opake, from L. opacus "shaded, shady, dark," of unknown origin. Spelling influenced after c.1650 by Fr. opaque(c.1500), from the Latin.

you are not invisible!

壁に耳あり、障子に目あ り
kabe ni mimi ari shouji ni me ari -

the walls have ears, the paper doors have eyes

conceptual map

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

window shop

the magic of green screen

Chroma key compositing (or chroma keying) is a technique for compositing two images or frames together in which a color (or a small color range) from one image is removed (or made transparent), revealing another image behind it. This technique is also referred to as color keying, colour-separation overlay (CSO; primarily by the BBC), greenscreen, and bluescreen. It is commonly used for weather forecast broadcasts, wherein the presenter appears to be standing in front of a large map, but in the studio it is actually a large blue or green background. The meteorologist stands in front of a bluescreen, and then different weather maps are added on those parts in the image where the color is blue. If the meteorologist wears blue clothes, their clothes will become replaced with the background video. This also works for greenscreens, since blue and green are considered the colors least like skin tone. This technique is also used in the entertainment industry, the iconic theatre shots in Mystery Science Theater 3000, for example.